Resultados: 4

    Official American Thoracic Society/Infectious Diseases Society of America/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Clinical Practice Guidelines: Diagnosis of Tuberculosis in Adults and Children

    Clin Infect Dis.; 64 (2), 2017
    BACKGROUND: Individuals infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) may develop symptoms and signs of disease (tuberculosis disease) or may have no clinical evidence of disease (latent tuberculosis infection [LTBI]). Tuberculosis disease is a leading cause of infectious disease morbidity and mortality...

    The use of loop-mediated isothermal amplification (TB-LAMP) for the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis: policy guidance

    Tuberculosis (TB) remains a large-scale public health problem. Key global priorities for TB care and control include improving case-detection and detecting patients earlier, particularly patients with smear-negative TB disease. This document provides a pragmatic summary of the evidence and recommendation...

    Practical approach to lung health: manual initiating PAL implementation

    In June 2005, WHO’s Strategic, Technical and Advisory Group on TB approved the new Stop TB Strategy, which was endorsed by the Stop TB Partnership Coordinating Board in November 2005. The new Strategy was designed to deal with challenges and obstacles that slow the progress in achieving tuberculosis co...

    Implementing the WHO Stop TB Strategy: a handbook for national tuberculosis control programmes

    Since the publication of the Tuberculosis handbook by the World Health Organization in 1998, important changes have taken place in the global context in which control of tuberculosis (TB) is carried out. Firstly, the DOTS strategy has been adopted by virtually all countries during the past decade, althou...